Go Green This Valentine’s Day

Love your sweetie and your planet with these organic ideas for Valentine’s Day, and make February, and the rest of the year, a bit more green.

| January 30, 2009

  • Green is the new red this Valentine's Day.
    Green is the new red for Valentine's Day.
  • The Green Year offers 365 suggestions for going green.
    The Green Year offers 365 suggestions for going green.
    courtesy Alpha Books

  • Green is the new red this Valentine's Day.
  • The Green Year offers 365 suggestions for going green.

Make "green" the new red this Valentine's Day. Show love for the planet by altering some traditional activities, making February a greener, more eco-friendly month. For example, Jodi Helmer, author of The Green Year, suggests:

? ordering organic roses for your Valentine, grown without pesticides or preservatives;

? surprising your Valentine with a candle lit dinner, turning the lights out saves energy;

? toasting your Valentine with organic wine produced locally (they travel the shortest distance from vineyard to table);

? snapping photographs of your Valentine with a digital camera, print your favorite images and store the rest electronically;

? onsidering the purchase of a piece of estate jewelry, the ultimate in reducing, reusing and recycling.

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